Recent Chrome OS updates have broken some Chromebooks’ cameras

Recent Chrome OS updates have broken some Chromebooks’ cameras

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Recent Chrome OS updates person breached the camera connected immoderate Chromebooks for immoderate users, as reported by About Chromebooks. Some bug reports recovered by the work database differing issues; 1 said the camera “simply does not work,” portion different said the camera is “unable to absorption properly.” People besides reported problems crossed a fewer antithetic updates, with astatine slightest 1 dating backmost to Chrome 97. (Chrome OS is presently on mentation 100.)

There person been immoderate reports of camera issues with the pursuing devices, according to About Chromebooks:

  • Acer Chromebook 14
  • HP Chromebook x2 11
  • Lenovo Duet 5 Chromebook 5
  • Lenovo 10e Chromebook
  • Google Pixelbook Go
  • Acer Chromebook Spin 13

In a Reddit thread astir caller camera problems with the Duet 5, a idiosyncratic with a “Verified Googler” tag said Tuesday that the institution is moving connected a fix. “Our squad anticipates that the hole volition beryllium disposable aboriginal this week with a bundle update and is not related to your device,” said the person, who identified themselves arsenic “Alisha.” “We volition stock an update connected this thread erstwhile the hole has rolled out.”

It’s unclear if this hole volition besides code camera issues recovered connected different Chromebooks. We’ve asked Google for clarification.